Christmas and New Year message from Leicestershire Police Federation Acting Chair Nadia Rana
The Home Secretary has announced a new 24-hour mental health support line for police officers and staff, and is also pushing for up-to-date Tasers and a reduction in red tape for detectives.
The Police Federation of England and Wales has promised to do “everything we can to get the right results for our members” when it comes to seeking fair police pay.
Welfare vans have been praised for bringing about significant wellbeing improvements for officers on mutual aid at the Police Federation of England and Wales conference.
Representatives from Leicestershire Police Federation have paid tribute to the thousands of officers who have lost their lives in duty, at the 20th annual National Police Memorial Day in Cardiff.
Proposed reforms of the police conduct process are unnecessary given that officers are already bound by fair and effective processes, Leicestershire Police Federation has said.
Experienced police officers are leaving the service because they simply cannot afford to stay in the job, Leicestershire Police Federation has said.
Police officers attend hundreds of traumatic incidents over their careers and they need more proactive mental-health support, Leicestershire Police Federation has said.
Police officers are leaving the service over low pay, and the Chair of Leicestershire Police Federation has said: “It scares the hell out of me, how many people could go”.